Dec. 05, 2010
60 min.
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Game of Thrones - 01x08 The Pointy End

1x08 The Pointy End

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First Aired: Jun. 05, 2011 on HBO

Summary: Due to Eddard's capture, Syrio and Arya have to fight Lannister guards and Sansa is brought before the Queen. Robb Stark gathers Eddard's old northern allies and decides to lead them into a war against Lannisters. Tyrion and Bronn return with an army they brought from the Vale. Jon Show…
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In King's Landing, Lannister’s guardsmen fight their way into the Stark family chambers. One group of guardsmen led by Ser Sandor Clegane starts a search for Sansa Stark. Septa Mordane hears them and sends Sansa to lock herself into her room. She runs away and Septa confront the guards by herself.

Another group of Lannister’s guard led by Ser Meryn Trant, under a false pretense that they were send by Lord Eddard, interrupts Arya's training with Syrio Forel. Syrio see trough their true intentions and Arya refuses to go with them. When armed guards threaten Arya her ‘dansing’ teacher Syrio Forel, the First Sword of the Braavos (Braavos is one of the nine Free Cities located on continent Essos), disarms them with his practice sword.

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Arya urges him to run with her, but he refuses and now he face the only man still standing, Ser Trant. He asks Arya what do they say to the God of Death. She answers: “Not Today” and to his order, escapes from the chambers. Syrio is left alone with broken training sward to fight Ser Trant of the Kingsguard.

At the same time, in another part of the castle, under Queen’s orders, Ser Sandor Clegane takes Sansa into custody.

Not much later, Arya escapes from the castle trough the stables. She finds all of her father’s guards dead and their ransacked po sitions. Among them she finds her sword, Needle. Arrya prepares to leave further away when a stable boy tries to capture her for reward.

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